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Advice from an Apple Tech: BitTorrent and older OS X installation discs, revisited

In the wake of a previous article that focused on the use of BitTorrent to acquire older OS X installation disc images when the required OS X installation disc was unavailable, some points of clarification need to be made.

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Comic: Birth of a rumor

Macworld and Rich Stevens of Diesel Sweeties present Multitouch Theater, a weekly cartoon about Macs, iOS, and everything in-between. This week: Classic looks through CRT-tinted glasses.

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Advice from an Apple Tech: How to get old Mac OS X install discs

Need to do a installation of an older Mac operating system, but you can't find the discs? You can find them if you do a little bit of searching.

The Macalope Weekly: Unresolved issues

Any time Apple makes a mistake you know it's time to bring out the kitchen sink.

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What you need to know about Apple's SSL bug

Apple patched a serious vulnerability in its implementation of SSL on iOS last Friday, but the Mac is still affected. If you're concerned or curious, here's how it might currently affect you.

Apple encryption mistake puts many desktop applications at risk

Apple's Mail, FaceTime, Calendar, Safari browser and Software Update could be vulnerable, a researcher said.

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Separated at birth: Why Apple won't merge OS X and iOS

Should Apple merge its two flagship operating systems into a single product? Not so fast, says contributor Marco Tabini.

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Get more out of OS X's save-as-PDF feature

One of OS X's most-useful features is the capability to save any printable document, webpage, or file as a PDF. This week's video shows you some nifty ways to get more out of this feature.

Master OS X's Save as PDF feature

Dan Frakes shows you how to get more out of OS X's ability to save any printable document, Web page, or file as a PDF.

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iWork updates for Mac, iOS return missing features

A number of features that were MIA in the recent revamps of iWork on the Mac and iOS have returned in the latest updates for the suites.

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Four fun ways to customize your Mac

Is your relationship with your Mac all work and no play? Try these tips for customizing OS X to add a little whimsy to your day.